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An interdisciplinary team of faculty and graduate students are using machine learning to identify geographic areas in which social determinants contribute to the COVID-19 burden as a way to improve the public health response.

Ten graduate faculty were honored with the UAB Graduate Dean’s Excellence in Mentorship Award during a virtual reception Sept. 9. See what the award recipients say they learned from UAB’s up-and-coming scientists.

The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees awarded the Distinguished Professor rank to Nancy Borkowski, Louise Chow, George Howard and Virginia Howard and the University Professorship rank to Eta S. Berner.

The director of UAB’s doctoral program in epidemiology shares what she loves about the field and her path into the profession.

Five faculty are translating proven methods directly from Birmingham to locations around the world with pilot funding from the Sparkman Center for Global Health.

The Alabama HOPE Project, a Grand Challenge finalist, would bring change through education, health and economic opportunity, starting in Birmingham and Marengo County.

Traveler's Health Clinic Director David Freedman says concerns the Germany strain of E. Coli will spread in America are minimal.

The Institute of Medicine’s Expert Committee has pointed to five areas to address in the Gulf oil spill disaster.
The TIGER Study, led by Molly Bray, will investigate the influence of variation in DNA sequence on body fatness and fitness.